The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with a number of Criminal Code offences stemming from an assaultive altercation which occurred during the afternoon hours of Friday, September 27th.

The Timmins Police Service responded to a complaint regarding a disturbance at a Schumacher convenience store.
The suspect is alleged to have engaged in a verbal dispute with the store clerk where the suspect made several and repeated verbal threats to harm the clerk.

At one point, a customer intervened and the suspect proceeded to physically assault the customer.
The customer managed to suppress the assault and take control of the suspect until the police arrived.
Once on scene, the Timmins Police officers determined the pertinent details and arrested the suspect.
The suspect is further alleged to have made additional threat towards the police officers while being taken into police custody.

Based on the outcome of the investigation, Henry DROUIN, 59, of Timmins, has been charged with:
– Assault Cause Bodily Harm contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– 4 counts of Uttering Threats contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused remains in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for this morning at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against him.

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